Trayambakeshwar Temple is a Shiva Temple is located in the town of Trimbak which is 28 kms from Nashik in Maharashtra. Trayambakeshwar Temple lies in the foothill of Bramhagiri mountain which is the origin of river Godavari, the longest river in south India. River Godavari is originates from Bramhagiri mountains and meets the sea at Rajahmudry. The temple was built by Peshwa Balaji Baji Rao in 1755-1786 AD . It is one of the 12 Jyotirlingas.
As per Shiva puranam, once Lord Brahma and Lord Vishnu were arguing about supremacy of their creations. To humble them Lord Shiva pierced the three worlds with an endless pillar of light (Jyotirlinga), whose end neither could find.
The Jyotirlinga at the Trayambakeshwar Temple has three faces symbolizing Lord Brahma, Lord Vishnu and Lord Rudra. All three resides in a hallow space within the Shiva lingam.
The temple is built with black stone and the Shiva lingam is said to be emerged naturally. The temple is bordered with around 20-25 stone feet wall in height.
The way to the main temple passes through the Nandi temple. The Nandi temple is built in front of lord Shiva temple, Nandi will be facing Lord Shiva lingam. After crossing the Nandi temple we step in to Lord Shiva temple . The sanctum is not big and houses the main Shiva lingam and three lings residing in hollow structure.
Temple Timings: 5.30 AM TO 9 PM
Contact Authorized Pandit /Brahmin:
1) Shree Ajit Vasant Chandwadkar
Sau.Manasi Ajit Chandwadkar
170, Main Road, Opp. Satyanarayan Mandir
Near Kushavarta Kund,
Trambakeshwar, Nashik 422212.
Mobile: +91 9371004172, 9822222530
Phone: +91 2594234070
E Mail: [email protected]
2) Pandit Mayur Girijashankar Thete
Home no.291, Behind Kusharvart tirth,
Next to ‘Mule Wada’,
Dist- Nashik – 422212
Mobile:– +91-98602-86489, 95790-91391, 98507-50852,
Email: [email protected]